Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.6, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.4, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.0 FSI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.5 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2.4, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) S4 quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T quattro, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0, AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 3.0 quattro View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B6. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #19
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Vernier caliper
Flat chisel
Hammer
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B6. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Audi A4 B6 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Track Rod End on Audi A4 B6 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
    Step 3
    How to replace AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.9 TDI 2001 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  3. Step 4
    Audi A4 B6 2.0 2002 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Audi A4 B6
  4. Step 5
    Changing Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.8 T 2003 by yourself
    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
    How to remove AUDI A4 1.6 2004 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Loosen the tie rod end fastening bolt. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
    How to replace Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2000: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
    How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on Audi A4 B6 2.5 TDI 2001 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  8. Step 10
    Need to know how to renew Track Rod End on AUDI A4 2002? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
  9. Step 11
    Changing of Track Rod End on Audi A4 B6 2003 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a combination spanner #22.
  10. Step 12
    AUDI A4 1.9 TDI Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  11. Step 13
    Replacing Track Rod End on Audi A4 B6 2000 1.9 TDI by yourself
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  12. Step 14
    A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 1.6 2001 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 15
    How to change Track Rod End on AUDI A4 Saloon (8E2, B6) 2002 - tips and tricks
    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – Audi A4 B6. Professionals recommend:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements.
  14. Step 16
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Audi A4 B6 2003 1.6 Track Rod End
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a hammer.
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